You are reading

Man Fatally Struck by 7 Train in Sunnyside Tuesday

Photo: iStock

Aug. 23, 2019 By Shane O’Brien

A man is dead after he was struck by a subway train at the 46th Street-Bliss Street station in the early hours Tuesday morning, MTA officials said.

The operator of a Manhattan-bound 7 train noticed the victim lying on the tracks as the train entered the station at 1:15 a.m. but was unable to stop in time.

The train struck and killed the man as he lay on the tracks, the MTA said.

Emergency Medical Services pronounced the man dead at the scene and services were suspended in both directions on the 7 line for over an hour during the course of a police investigation.

Police do not suspect criminality and were unable to provide any further information. The man’s identity has not been released.

email the author: [email protected]


Click for Comments 

Great the the “greatest country in history” can’t afford platform doors like every third world country already has.


He would have still found a way to get over. And name one 3rd world country that has “platform doors.”


What if platform doors prevented people (or workers) from getting OFF the tracks in an emergency? Could you imagine how gruesome that death would be?

AOC for president 2024

What if train main door prevent people from getting OFF the tracks in an emergency? So we don’t need main door.


Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

LaGuardia Community College receives federal funding to expand vocational training for the unemployed

LaGuardia Community College recently received more than $400,000 in federal funding to enhance and expand vocational training for underemployed New Yorkers in a city that is still working to recover from COVID-19 pandemic-induced job loss. The support was secured by U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez and former Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney.

LaGuardia Community College President Kenneth Adams explained that the school lost nearly a quarter of its students at the height of the pandemic due to the economic effects of the lockdown on low-income Queens households.

BP launches new advisory panel for youth to become civically engaged in the future of Queens

In an effort to get more young people involved in civics, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards has created a new advisory panel known as the Youth and Young Adult Council to introduce the “youngest and fiercest” community advocates to both community service and organization.

Members of the advisory body will advocate concerns through means of community engagement by participating in one of two cohorts. The first will be made up of high school representatives between the ages of 13 and 17, while the second cohort will be comprised of young adults between the ages of 18 and 25.

Raga sworn in as first-ever Filipino American elected to the state Legislature

More than 300 community members attended the historic inauguration of Assemblyman Steven Raga as the first Filipino American elected to office in New York state.

Many who attended the swearing-in event at the Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows Corona Park wore traditional and cultural attire to the event at the building that once housed the General Assembly of the newly formed United Nations from 1946-50 until its current home in Manhattan became available for the world body.